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The First Ever Coffee Ad

From 1652! It prevented “mis-carryings” in child-bearing women, gout, dropsy, scurvy, and “cough of the lungs.”   Here’s the text: The Vertue of the COFFEE Drink. First publiquely made and sold in England, by Pasqua Rosée. THE Grain or Berry called Coffee, groweth upon little Trees, only in the Deserts …

8 gay activists arrested in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police have broken up attempts to hold two gay rights rallies in St. Petersburg, which this spring adopted a law against spreading “homosexual propaganda.” Three rally organizers were arrested Saturday at a park in Russia’s second city, and five others were detained at a …

25 New Rules For Men’s Fashion

The men’s shows rage on in Milan and Paris, where the hottest designers are showing what the most stylish dudes with wear in the spring of 2013. Here are all the outfits every dude who considers himself “well-dressed” needs to study. 1. Upgrade your plain white shirt and hike up …

Watercooler Stories – June 19, 2012 – UPI.com

Superman license plates drop ‘birthplace’ CLEVELAND, June 19 (UPI) — Ohio officials said they are seeking alternate slogans for a Superman-themed license plate that DC Comics did not want to say “Birthplace of Superman.” State Rep. Bill Patmon, D-Cleveland, said officials wanted a Superman plate to celebrate the 75th anniversary …